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Your daily look at late breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

1. DEADLY STABBING ASSAULT NEAR TOKYO KILLS 2

A man carrying a knife in each hand attacked a group of schoolgirls and adults at a bus stop, killing two and injuring 16 before killing himself.

2. SNOWPLOWS USED TO CLEAR STORM DEBRIS ON HIGHWAY

A rapid-fire line of apparent tornadoes tore across Indiana and Ohio overnight, packed so closely together that one crossed the path carved by another.

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3. PRESIDENT ENDS 4-DAY VISIT TO JAPAN

Donald Trump and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe spent time together on a golf course, at a sumo wrestling match and discussed trade, North Korea’s nuclear program, Iran and other bilateral issues.

4. ETHNIC TENSIONS SOAR IN THE BALKANS

Serbia orders its troops to full alert amid reports that heavily armed Kosovo police made arrests in Serb-populated regions of the former Serbian province.

5. DEJA VU IN DEMOCRAT’S PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN

Bernie Sanders is struggling with some of the same challenges that sunk his last bid: doubts about his electability, worries about support from minority voters and an opponent with deep ties to the party establishment.

6. INTERNET USE SPIKES DURING MUSLIM HOLY MONTH OF FASTING

Ramadan in the Mideast is being reshaped by technology, as people spend more hours on Facebook and watch more YouTube videos than at any other time of the year.

7. HIGH PRICE OF BULLETS DETERRING CRIME IN VENEZUELA

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As the country descends into a state of lawlessness, many who turn to delinquency find themselves subject to the same chaos that has led to a broader political and social meltdown

8. ALLIED WWII INVASION OF NORMANDY REMEMBERED

French who owe their freedom to D-Day’s fighters are more determined than ever to keep alive the memory of the battle and its significance.

9. WHOSE WINNING STREAK CONTINUES

James Holzhauer’s run on “Jeopardy” may be on track to surpass Ken Jennings’ record earnings in the next month.

10. MIND YOUR HEAD

Torey Krug’s old-school helmetless shift in the Stanley Cup Final could be among last of its kind as an NHL rule change looms.

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